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Cheap Flights to Alberta

Popular in December High demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest in November Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price £435 Average for round-trip flights in September 2020
Round-trip from £268 From London to Calgary
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to Alberta related to COVID-19?

Travel to Alberta is currently restricted due to COVID-19. The restrictions for Alberta are based on the Canada restrictions which are: Canada has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals. Travellers who are not Canadian citizens, permanent residents or people registered under the Indian Act may only enter Canada for essential purposes. Entrance will be denied to people travelling for tourism, sightseeing, recreation, entertainment, social visits or religious functions. Canadian citizens, permanent residents, their immediate family members, diplomats, airline crews, and travellers arriving from the United States who are travelling for non-discretionary or non-optional purposes may still enter Canada. Seasonal agricultural workers, fish/seafood workers, caregivers, temporary foreign workers, international students with valid study permits or approvals for study permits valid from at least 18 March 2020, and permanent resident applicants who received approval before 18 March 2020 who had not yet travelled to Canada, may still enter the country. Other people with special dispensation to enter Canada include French citizens who reside in Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, people registered under the Indian Act, visa-exempt refugees and their immediate families, and those with special authorisation from the Canadian government. Travellers who exhibit symptoms will be prohibited from boarding planes that are destined for Canada. If they exhibit symptoms on arrival they will be referred to the Canadian Public Health Agency. Travellers who have been refused boarding in the past 14 days due to medical reasons related to COVID-19 may not enter the country. Travellers must self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival at their final destination in Canada. Travellers who disembarked from a cruise ship with a known COVID-19 outbreak like the ‘Diamond Princess’ will be required to remain in quarantine for 14 days at a location determined by the Chief Public Health Officer.. If you are planning to travel to Alberta from an unrestricted area, please consider travel safety tips during this time.

Cheapest prices for Alberta flights by month

January
£447
February
£478
March
£488
April
£495
May
£462
June
£498
July
£641
August
£518
September
£433
October
£416
November
£403
December
£547
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Alberta is November. The most expensive month for flights is July. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Alberta?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
LON - YYC
Price
£403 - £797
YYC
Temperature
-1 - 25 °C
YYC
Rainfall
11 - 113 mm
November is typically the best time to fly to Alberta, but there are other times where great deals are available. July sees the temperatures in Alberta peak to their warmest. June tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Alberta?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Alberta, you should look to book at least 23 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Alberta?

At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Alberta. Friday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Alberta?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the morning when visiting Alberta. Generally the prices will increase for flights at midday as these tend to have higher demand.

How long is the flight to Alberta?

Flights from the UK to Alberta, Canada range from about 9h-13h. If you’re flying out of London, you can enjoy a flight at the shorter end of the spectrum, especially if you’re flying into Calgary. If you’re departing from Edinburgh and flying to Edmonton, on the other hand, your flight is likely to be nearer the 13-hour mark. In addition to departure and arrival city, your flight time will also be affected by the number of stopovers and the length of each, if any, layover.

Where can you get direct flights to Alberta from?

You can get a direct flight to Calgary, Alberta from London Heathrow Airport (LHW). Direct flights are serviced by British Airways, Air Canada, WestJet, and Air Transat. If you’re flying out of other major airports in the UK other than London Heathrow, such as Manchester Airport (MAN) or Glasgow International Airport (GLA), you can book flights that have only one or two stopovers along the way. If it’s just a flight with one layover, you can assume that the layover airport will be London Heathrow.

How do you get from Alberta airport(s) to the city centre?

When you fly to Alberta, Canada from the UK, you’ll typically alight at either Calgary International Airport (YYC) or Edmonton International Airport (EIA), the province of Alberta’s two largest cities. When travelling from Calgary airport to Calgary city centre, you can take a taxi for about £25-28. A more affordable option is to take either buses 100 or 300, which both connect to the airport and head to the city centre. Though this is more affordable, it may be confusing to non-local travellers. Also, be sure to check to see if your hotel provides free airport shuttle service.

To get from Edmonton airport to Edmonton city centre, you can take a taxi for a flat rate of about £34, or a limousine for a flat rate of about £41, should the mood strike. Rideshare programmes like Uber and TappCar are also available. For a more affordable option, the 747 local bus operates between the airport and Edmonton city centre for just about £3 one way. Skyshuttle transports you from the airport to your Edmonton hotel, although the price and duration vary.

What are some things to do in Alberta?

Alberta is filled with scenic and exciting attractions. West of Calgary, you’ll encounter the town of Banff and its stunning Banff National Park. Here, you can mountain vistas, ski adventures, lakeside picnics, and glimpses of wildlife in their natural environment. Near the border of Montana, The Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park is home to the historic Prince of Wales Hotel and beautiful views of the Rockies. And of course, urban havens are found in the eclectic cities of Calgary and Edmonton.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Alberta?

British citizens do need a valid passport when travelling to Alberta, Canada, although you will not typically need a visa for short-term visits. You will need an Electronic Travel Authorisation (eTA) when travelling by air to Canada.

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